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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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By: LeeRoth
Marshall
Marshall
Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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By: RoleyPoley
Archangel
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Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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Open
Open
Open Variation [C80-C84]
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In: Re: Modernized Open Ruy
By: Bibs
Exchange
Exchange
Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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Berlin
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Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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Schliemann
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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a4 idea in Ruy Lopez
In the following game http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1044287 Fischer playes 11.a4 this move seems standard in many the ruy lopez variations. Ofcourse it threatens axb but what it the rea...

Started 07/18/07 at 19:38:42 by chesscheese
3 1961 Last Post 08/26/07 at 20:05:15
By: dsanchez
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What to play against the the Ruy Lopez as black
I am a very aggressive player and usually play openings where my pieces come out very quickly, for example I play the chigorin against 1.d4, the morra gambit against the sicilian, the milner Berry aga...

Started 07/30/07 at 20:32:59 by megazord
13 6159 Last Post 08/04/07 at 20:40:58
By: Dji
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Forthcoming book: Play The Ruy Lopez
Hi there everyone
Forgive the following piece of shameless self-promotion, but you may be interested to know that the above title, published by Everyman Chess, will be available in the very near ...

Started 12/15/06 at 14:35:41 by IM Andrew Greet
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144 69229 Last Post 05/31/07 at 06:50:14
By: Willempie
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Which Ruy Lopez Variant to use as Black ?
Hello all,
I decided to construct a repertoire, including the Ruy Lopez as both black and white.  I have been enjoying the study of IM Greet's outstanding new book, but I'm looking for advice as ...

Started 04/10/07 at 16:57:47 by routermeister
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31 14744 Last Post 05/25/07 at 13:06:54
By: Markovich
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Ruy Lopez Steinitz Variation (5.d3)
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3
Andrew Martin calls this the Steinitz Variaion on his DVD.  ECO C77, I believe.  I've downloaded a lot of games from ICC, and some strong players routine...

Started 05/04/07 at 21:55:57 by dsanchez
6 5773 Last Post 05/13/07 at 09:49:36
By: ANDREW BRETT
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d3 or Qe2 in Ruy Lopez?
I was wondering what line is better in the Lopez (and also to cut down a little bit on the studying, get into a position that I might be more farmiliar with than my opponent, etc....) d3 or qe2 lines?...

Started 04/08/07 at 22:12:30 by Darthmambo
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By: Darthmambo
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Roy Lopez: 5. Qe2
Hi Chess Pub people. In 2 recent games I faced 5. Qe2 in a Roy Lopez. Both times I was playing against the same person and both times I lost. I was wondering: why isnt this move commonly known? Can yo...

Started 03/10/07 at 21:51:44 by Alien chess
1 1547 Last Post 03/12/07 at 09:12:18
By: Willempie
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Beating the Ruy Lopez
I'm starting a new correspondence tournament and am looking to return to 1 ... e5 as Black after considerable time away.  Increasingly, drawing with Black is tantamount to finishing midway down the ta...

Started 10/27/06 at 22:07:42 by HgMan
12 6373 Last Post 02/13/07 at 11:38:39
By: MarinFan
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Worrall Attack
I played the Worral attack for quite a long time because no many players prepare for it, and I won quite a few times. However, is this opening sound, and what is the statistics in this opening? I saw ...

Started 12/21/06 at 13:02:52 by sssthepro
4 3082 Last Post 12/22/06 at 01:12:37
By: sssthepro
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I want attacking lines for White in Ruy Lopez
I usually play 3 Bc4 , but I wish to change from times to times , and try the Ruy Lopez
I am a tactical/strategical player ( my "gods" are Keres and Bronstein ) ,and most lines of Ruy Lopez look ...

Started 12/16/06 at 18:25:25 by photophore
10 3852 Last Post 12/19/06 at 14:34:09
By: MNb
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Martin's Ruy Lopez DVD: 5. d3
In his new Ruy Lopez DVD for Chessbase, Martin recommends 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3!?
This cuts down all the open spanish/marshall lines. And given that the world elite keep playi...

Started 12/24/04 at 07:04:35 by lnn2
6 3771 Last Post 11/16/06 at 16:43:27
By: Esprit
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Good book that explains the ideas in the Spanish
Hi there,
I am a 2100 FIDE player and I have decided to switch from the Pirc to playing 1...e5.  I have the book Play 1 e4 e5 by Nigel Daives, which I find to be quite good. However, I would like...

Started 10/05/06 at 18:52:20 by Antillian
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By: Antillian
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Ruy Lopez with black
Hi!
I am considering switching to the Chigorin Ruy Lopez from the Sicilian with black and was wondering if anyone had suggestions of a repertoire or any good books on the subject.
My rating ...

Started 08/27/06 at 20:14:42 by Sandstad
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24 11472 Last Post 10/02/06 at 13:03:43
By: TopNotch
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Further thoughts on the Cozio (Deferred)
Quite a while ago now, I had an interesting discussion with kylemeister about a line of the Cozio which NCO treats as a Cozio Defence Deferred, namely 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nge7 5 0-0 g6 6 ...

Started 08/28/06 at 23:45:58 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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Ruy Lopez unusual line with 6. c3, Ng4!? (?)
What's this new line?!/fad?!:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 Ng4. What's this new line?!? 7. d4 Ba7 8.h3 h5.
Some good analysis needed, plz.

Started 07/14/06 at 09:24:45 by Excalibur
11 8442 Last Post 07/23/06 at 03:19:29
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Center Attack in the Ruy Lopez
Hey everyone!
I've been playing the Center Attack in the Ruy off and on for the last year now, and I was wondering what you guys think of it. It starts with
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d4<br ...

Started 05/26/05 at 15:10:18 by roastednuts
4 4538 Last Post 07/20/06 at 22:21:45
By: devinjc
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New book on Bc5 Lopez or Berlin?
Is anyone writing or know of someone writing a book on the Bc5 lines in the Lopez (including the Moller, Archangelesk) ot the Berlin (3...Nf6?)

Started 07/14/06 at 21:03:49 by ano
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By: ano
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Spanish Four Knights Bibliography
A new entry in Michael Goeller's excellent Chess Blog (The Kenilworthian) which may be of interest:
Spanish Four Knights (C48) Bibliography
http://www.kenilworthchessclub.org/kenilworthian/
(Tuesday, Ju...

Started 07/14/06 at 19:01:17 by OstapBender
1 1507 Last Post 07/14/06 at 20:39:49
By: MNb
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Ruy Lopez Traps
I'm trying to book up on the Ruy Lopez and I was thinking maybe I could start a thread where people list opening traps that occur in the Ruy Lopez.  I will list some traps from the very limited number...

Started 05/25/06 at 04:35:22 by Dinomike100
4 2269 Last Post 07/02/06 at 18:18:29
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Ruy Lopez Russian Variation
Does anyone have any ideas for white after:
1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6
3. Bb5 a6
4. Ba4 Nf6
5. 0-0 d6
6. ??
So far I have seen the following line:
6. d4 b5
7. dxe...

Started 06/14/06 at 03:52:54 by Dinomike100
1 1566 Last Post 06/14/06 at 18:56:00
By: JEH
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